These pullovers, cardigans, and ponchos feature stripes of color, stitches, and more. Many of the patterns are free
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Pullover tee top sweater with stripes of color and a stranded wave design. Sizes 35.5” to 45.5”. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sandra Buzza. Pictured projects by designer and KYFarmgirl
Quick easy cardigan knit flat in stockinette with garter stitch stripes. No picking up stitches! Sizes XS to 2X. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Vladimir Teriokhin for Lion Brand.
Begonia Tee Top
Short-sleeved top knit with two different yarns in a wavy stripe pattern. Sizes XXS to 3X. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, and German
Diagonal Stripes Sweater
Striped pullover knit flat with diagonal stripes in 6 different colors so it's great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Sizes XS to 5X. Designed by Patons. Aran weight yarn. Note that the pattern page shows a crochet symbol but the pattern is knit.
Boat Neck Shell
Striped sleeveless top with 2 striping options designed for at least 6 different colors so it's great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Sizes XS to 5X. Designed by Caron. Worsted weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Doreen Striped Pullover
Easy oversized sweater knit flat. Sizes S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X). Designed for 5 colors, there are plenty of options to incorporate more and use up your stash and leftover yarn. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Carnahan for Lion Brand.
2 ways to get the pattern
- Get the free WEB VERSION knitting pattern at Joann
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern and kit at Lion Brand - pattern link is below kit information
- Get the recommended Touch of Merino Yarn at Joann
Day Shift Sweater
Striped pullover is designed to be knit with mini-skeins or leftover yarn. It can be knit flat or in the round. Sizes Bust 34 (38, 41, 46, 52, 59, 63) inches. Designed by Stacy Collingham. Fingering weight yarn.
Cropped slightly oversized pullover sweater with 3/4 sleeves knit with 5 different yarn of different textures, colors, and even weights. Sizes (S) M (L) XL (XXL). Designed by Sanne Bjerregaard of Ficolana. Aran weight yarn (for lighter weights, knit with multiple strands held together). Available in English, Danish, and German, Italian.
Long sleeved cardigan knit with garter stitch in simple rectangular shapes and tons of spare scrap yarn! The color-change tie offs at the end of the rows are integrated into the funky side fringe, eliminating the need to weave in ends. Size is customizable. Designed by Regina Weiss of Morale Fiber.
Striped Cold Shoulder Poncho Top
This pullover is knit in 2 pieces with shaping for sleeve cutouts and neckline which have ribbed edges. The shaping is mostly charted. Designed by Cheval Blanc Official. Pattern includes English, French, Dutch, German, and Spanish. DK weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern - at the destination page, click on download file, enter your email address, and they will email you a link
- See the Ravelry page
High Plains Cardigan
This long-sleeved sweater with pockets is knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch. 5 pieces (back, 2 fronts, and 2 sleeves) and then seamed. The designer Heather Lodinsky and Lion Brand Yarn rate this a Level 2 Easy (beginner +) pattern. Sizes 1X, 2X, L, M, S
Patterns for Purchase
Striped pullover sweatear with a lace border at the bottom and split overlapping back. Sizes Sizes: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)”/80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140) cm bust circumference. Worked in one piece from the top down. Designed by Irina Anikeeva.
Sleek, tailored pullover featuring a graphic pattern of shifting and bending stripes, cleverly shaped using short rows. Worked flat in pieces and seamed. Sizes 34 (38.25, 42, 46.5, 50.25)(54, 58.25, 62, 66) inches. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Emily Greene.
Oversized pullover sweater worked in varying stripes so it's great for leftover stash yarn, though the pattern includes instructions on how to recreate the pictured sweater. Sizes To fit bust, 32/34, 36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50 inches. The main yarn weight is worsted but you can sneak in oddments of DK and aran. Designed by Rosee Woodland.
Textured women’s sweater featuring stripes of different slipped stitch patterns. Worked in the round from the top down. Designed for three colors of fingering or sport-weight yarn, you could also use more colors, so it's great for stashbusting. Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2X) 3X (4X). Designed by Irina Anikeeva.
Weekend Pullover Sweater
Short cropped sweater with long balloon sleeves, rib cuffs, and a V neck collar. Designed for 6 colors so it's great for stashbusting. Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2X) 3X (4X). DK weight yarn. Designed by Neringa Ruke.
Tiny Dancer Sweater
Pullover designed to help you use up a skein or two of variegated sock yarn, knit with slipped stitch colorwork so you only ever use 1 color on any row, and slip a stitch here and there to make it look like stranded colorwork. Sizes: Finished Bust Measurements: 33 ½(36 ½, 38 ¾, 42 ½, 45 ¼, 48, 51 ¼, 54 ¾, 57 ¼, 60, 62 ¾, 66 ¾)”. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Mary Annarella.